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captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good wednesday morning. thanks for waking up with us. i'm kristen sze. i'm eric thomas. first up our weather forecast. meteorologist lisa argen is in. wait until you see the seven day outlook we've got everything. right now clear in fact the winds are calm and temperatures are in the mid 50s cool except if you are towards the delta 67 in fairfield. 57 mountain view, warmer day today, we've been talking about it all week upper 60s to mid 70s coast mid 80s bay with low 90s inland and it stop there another hot day on the way. good morning.
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napa county north 29 on-ramp to 221 shutdown with injury accident. crews on scene. otherwise, a lot of roadwork through marin from san rafael south towards the waldo on to the golden gate bridge one lane to the north span also northbound direction too roadwork there. full san mateo bridge closure starting 10 p.m. friday to 5 a.m. monday you want to use dumbarton, dart or the bay bridge. big bow to oracle's america's cup -- big blow to oracle's america's cup racing team. katie marzullo is live what is the latest? >> reporter: the latest from oracle is that the crew and the boat, what is left of the boat did make it back to pier 80 this morning. it is financesed off too dark
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to -- it is fenced off, too dark to make visual confirmation, the damage is extensive. it capsized in the bay this is footage from sky 7 hd the catamaran flipped near bay bridge around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. we have video from the boat's camera. there were 13 crewmembers onboard, fortunately, nobody was hurt. the 8 to 10 million dollar yacht was severely damaged that is going to be a blow to the oracle team ahead of the 2013 america's cup race. >> fact this boat will be out of action for a period of time is where the setback is they won't be able to train, learn, make the boat go faster. >> reporter: this is home video that someone took. one woman said she had seen boats capsize before but never so disastrously. it is 72 feet long, twice as
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long at the catamarans we saw in the world series over the summer here this boat is stronger, faster and harder to control. oracle's team u.s.a. is the current america's cup champion. coming up, hear from one of the team members on the yacht as it capsized. katie marzullo, abc7 news. 4:33. the morning after debate number two. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail this morning, following last night's fiery debate. mr. obama will be in iowa and ohio. romney travels to virginia. cnn poll finds registered voters believe the president won last night's showdown by a seven point margin 46-39%. here's mark matthews with highlights. >> reporter: governor romney focused on the economy.
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>> we have not made the progress we need to make. i put together a five point plan that gets america 12 million new jobs in 2004 years and rising take-home pay. >> reporter: the president focused on romney. >> he doesn't have a five point plan he has a one point plan to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when you bring rates down small businesses are able to keep more money and hire more people. >> reporter: the president went after him again. >> you wouldn't have taken such a sketchy wheel and neither should you the american people. -- >> reporter: the president stumbled on the attack at benghazi. >> who denied enhanced security and why? >> reporter: he never answered, taebgd romney. >> while we were still dealing with our dip hats being threatened governor romney put
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out a -- press release trying to make political points. >> it was clear this was not a demonstration this was an attack by terrorists. >> reporter: he overstepped by challenging the president's assertion that he called it a terrorist tack on the day after it happened. >> took the president 14 days before -- before he called attack in benghazi a terrorist attack. >> he did call it an act of terror. >> can you say that louder. >> it did as well take two weeks or so, for the whole idea of there being a riot about this tape to come out, you are correct about that. >> reporter: that fact check had romney backers howling about candy crowley taking sides. in the end the president's attack gave him the edge. he waited until the last minute of the debate to bring up romney's 47% comments.
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reminding voters called nearly half the country victims who refused personal responsibility. romney had no opportunity to explain the debate was over, advantage obama. mark matthews, abc7 news. third and final debate is set for next monday, october 2nd -- october 22nd in boca raton, florida. you can watch it live right here. three carjacking suspects in custody after a police chase through antioch and pittsburg last night. it ended when the suspects crashed into a tree. investigators say it started 11 p.m. when a woman was carjacked after leaving a restaurant in antioch. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report in about 30 minutes. in a few hours the city of san bruno, city and county of san francisco and a local
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consumer group will file a formal letter of protest against what they are calling a backroom deal between the pg&e and puc. the group says the state puc chose mitchell without input or consent from any of the parties except pg&e. this morning amtrak investigating another collision between a train and vehicle in the central valley. it happened after 8:00 last night, as the train left the station platform in ma dare . the people in the vehicle managed to get out before the train hit it. no word on how this accident happened. the same thing happened friday less than a mile north on the same tracks last week. good news for giants' fans looks like second baseman scutaro will be able to play this afternoon.
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yesterday scutaro ran sprints and took batting practice after the team arrived in st. louis. monday he was taken out by matt holliday on a slide into second. scutaro suffered strained left hip and soreness in his left knee. first pitch today 1:07 p.m. our time. i'm hearing something about storms possibly in that area fouling up the game plans we have to investigate that with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning. they could see thunderstorms in st. louis this afternoon with strong cold front saw gutsy winds in denver that later. right now we are talking about our own warm-that up is still slated for today, numbers by the delta and antioch closer to the sacramento valley on the westside they have a red flag warning. for the bay area, mild to cool this morning with clear sky, 59 in the city, 55 in napa and
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52 in san jose, we are looking at numbers that will warm up throughout the day by midday it should be well into the 70s and 80s around the bay. for the morning hours, 50s and 60s. afternoon, 70s, 80s, 90s. mid 70s at our beaches. by the evening still very warm temperatures that's 7:00. by 6:00, 5:00 still well into the 80s. tomorrow very little change, 80s and 90s. cool down by friday. we are looking at not only this cool down here significant through the weekend wet weather headed our way next week. good morning. live to the golden gate bridge northside of the span roadwork down to one lane both directions until they mid span and then roadwork cleared. south 101 golden gate clear
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southern portion as you head towards the toll no problems getting into the city, light traffic at the bay bridge no metering lights smooth sailing through treasure island into san francisco couple problem spots north vasco reports of stall or accident something blocking that further details from the chp. north 29 on-ramp to 221 napa valley area shutdown to an injury accident they are asking that you avoid that area. antioch right now traffic flowing nicely towards pittsburg concord area and out of the central valley moving well up and over the altamont. 4:40. thief makes off with a 10 week old puppy. where it happened and why she needs to be found soon. state opens an investigation into a popular pharmacy chain. what it is accused of doing. in the wake of huge
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refinery fire the demand one richmond city leader is making of chevron. >> first this morning's tech bites. apple confirming announcement next week expected to be the smaller and cheaper tablet computers will compete with other tablets. microsoft taking preorders for service tablet which will be available on the 2th, prices start at $500 the same as ipad. other computer manufacturers getting ready for windows 8 by offering new devices with touch screens. you will still be able to use windows 8 without touch, but why? >> i think to take full advantage of windows 8 you would want to get a touch screen device but you can still use your mouse and customer sore it is just a little clumsy. >> new devices include laptops that convert into tablets and tablets3q
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good morning. clear skies downtown sun coming up at 7:21 temperatures in the 50s rapid warm-up today with offshore flow lasting through tomorrow. 4:44. state pharmacy regulators looking into accusations that the cvs chain refilled prescriptions and build insurance companies without concept of patients this follows complains from consumers who accuse the company of enrolling in an automatic refill service without their knowledge. california joins two other government agencies looking into the claims. cvs says it is company policy to get direct approval from customers before they are enrolled in the service. stiff richmond may go after compensation from chevron for damage from the fire in august. the council considering a resolution urging the oil giant to come up with a
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community compensation package. the fire sent more than 15,000 people to the hospital. in the days after the fire, chevron set up a hotline and claim centers where individual residents could file for monetary compensation. reward offered in san francisco for stolen puppy. this is violet, the spca says the 10 week older -mix appeared yesterday. workers are concerned because violet hasn't received all her necessary vaccinations there's a $500 reward. more trouble for the u.s. postal service. why it has run out of money to borrow. u.s. diplomat killed in libya honored in san francisco, the apology offered by a top libyan official. doctors begin testing workers at yosemite park what they hope to learn about a deadly hantavirus outbreak. race to host the super
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good wednesday morning. high temperatures today feeling like summer 78 san francisco, 76 half moon bay offshore flow with numbers into the 90s in our east bay valleys, mid 80s san jose, 90 santa rosa no flight delays across the u.s. there's a storm system in minneapolis pushing through chicago back home no airport delays to the middle of the country we could be looking at some delays for the game tonight in st. louis with the possibility of thunderstorms through the plains had a wicked wind symptom overnight in denver and gusty winds through the northern plains as well. talking game three of the nlcs giants vs. cardinals we'll keep watching the weather. with more americans using e-mail and paying bills online, the u.s. postal service is in
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deep final trouble the agency hit 15 billion dollar borrowing eliminate means it will have to operate the rest of the year on the sale of stamps and other postal supplies. the service is an independent government agency not funded by tax dollars. postal officials will ask for new legislation to help stabilize operations. hundreds gathered in san francisco city hall for a memorial for ambassador christopher stevens who was killed last month in libya. john alston shows the outpouring of praise. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by ambassador stevens himself. >> i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started. building a solid prime minister between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people people libyan beam. >> reporter: the service attracted political dignataries and stevens' immediate family. his brother talked about the
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last time they said good-bye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say good-bye i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom so my big brother, my best friend, i'll see you next time. >> reporter: september 11th, stevens was killed in libya, three other americans also died among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qadhafi. >> we are again sorry we could not protect this professional diplomat who came to help news a critical time. >> reporter: the family has established a fund to promote improved relations between the u.s. and mideast. the ambassador's ashes will be intern -- interred with ancestors in the town where he was born. shifting gears, san francisco is a finalist to host the super bowl in 2016 or
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'17 at the new 9ers stadium being built in santa clara. most of the big events that week would take place in san francisco. nfl owners wail war the is bowl to either san francisco or south if. the loser will go up against hughes -- south florida. the loser will go up against houston -- [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ]
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right now the weather. >> warm. rapidly warming, skies are clear now, no fog as we head out, that sun coming up, 7:21 setting at 6:29, 11 hours and 8 minutes of daylight. doppler quiet not picking up clouds. going to stay this way through thursday then we'll see big about face over the next several days if you like it warm enjoy it we are not expecting strong winds
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locally. higher elevations breezy offshore winds, 71 antioch, 67 fairfield the warmest numbers upper 50s oakland, san francisco, 55 in santa rosa. cool out there but should be sunny once we see the sun come up cooler than this time yesterday with 11° of cooling at our coast, 3° cooler in fremont and oakland as well as san jose. looking at cool conditions to translate into warm and hot weather the next couple of days. the cooler pattern gets set friday. satellite and radar composite cloud-free high pressure continues to build north of us. 90 sacramento, 85 yosemite. with higher pressure up above pushing down on the atmosphere getting the winds clockwise flow around the high to the north and east of us that is bringing that warm air to the coast. very pleasant there, getting warm here with 86 in san jose,
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89 los gatos, 83 san mateo and beaches, mid 70s half moon bay, 74 in the sunset, upper 70s in the financial district, 90 santa rosa, was warm yesterday, you had a jumpstart on northerly winds, 82 oakland, 86 fremont over the hills, low 90s for antioch and brentwood monterey bay upper 70s to upper 80s to near 90 in hollister we do it again foam for the game warm afternoon downtown -- upper 70s to near 80 sea breeze friday, slow cooling trend into saturday rapid cooling trend by sunday then a chance of showers monday rain likely tuesday. really have to grab the sweatshirts then the up -- umbrella in the next few days. good morning. wednesday, live shot of san mateo bridge and traffic flowing nicely from both sides
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of east bay to the peninsula. san mateo bridge will be closed 10 p.m. friday to 5 a.m. monday take the dumbarton or bay bridge. big game in weekend from palo alto to cal, you want to take bart or find alternate ways parking at cal can be a bear. nice traffic -- [ laughing ] >> sorry for the pun. southbound 101 southern portion of marin county to one lane up and over the waldo grade traffic through san rafael moving nicely. north vasco road stall blocking a lane of traffic. good news napa north 29 -- pardon me 221 open traffic getting by that area now. student at a central valley high school has contracted bacterial meningitis. the fresno district confirms the case and county health
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officials say this incident is not tied to the national fungal meningitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of 15 people in 15 states. the district has sent letters to parents. governor brown will wait until next year before convening state legislature to tackle health care reform. he wanted to call a special session on the issue in december doing so would have required lawmakers to make trips to sacramento at an added expense to taxpayers. the legislature is in session that month lawmakers don't begin meeting until the new year. the governor wants a health care exchange by 2014 his administration says would it an -- it would allow californians to purchase affordable health insurance. offs are testing blood from employees -- officials are testing blood from employees to better understand the hantavirus. despite living and working in
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the same environment as tourists who fell ill, no park employees have been affected this was the most concentrated outbreak of the disease recorded. three suspects injured after a police chase in contra costa county. live with the latest on the violent carjacking that began it and the restaurant customers put in danger as it ended. the morgan hill mom accused of abandoning her daughter at a grocery store speaks out. why she says it was all a big misunderstanding. adding up cost of a huge fire that gutted a popular san francisco restaurant. the price tag is larger than anyone thought.
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